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“Sister Cathy” murder cold case warms up

by Tom Nugent   Heroic whistleblower-nun “Sister Cathy” died in valiant effort to stop brutal sexual abuse at her high school, witnesses say   BALTIMORE – More than 47 years after a 26-year-old teaching nun was found murdered in a garbage-littered patch of scrubland on the outskirts of Baltimore, there is convincing new evidence that she died in…

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They pay with their peace

Globally, whistleblowers in government, corporate world and NGOs were murdered, belittled, discredited and dubbed mentally ill. but they managed to shake up things—sometimes. By Alam Srinivas, India Legal, May 21, 2014. Republished with permission. REMEMBER Satyendra Dubey? Shanmughan Manjunath? Vijay Pandhare? Or Dinesh Thakur? Don’t feel bad if you don’t. Apart from Dubey, all of them were little-known whistleblowers in…

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Medicare fraud and how to stop it

By David E. Haynes Millions of Americans rely upon the federal Medicare and Medicaid programs for their health care services. In order to fund these critical services, the federal government spends billions each year. In 2013, the federal government spent $772 billion on health insurance programs, nearly two-thirds of which went to Medicare. The funds…

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Profile in Courage

A Beleaguered Georgia Physician Fights for Patients and Jobs – and Wins By Tom Nugent After spending “twelve years in the wilderness” as one of America’s most determined medical whistle blowers, Dr. James Murtagh achieves a legal victory that could change the way U.S. hospitals manage their physicians . . . while also helping to…